WSBS PROFILE

  • WSBS is licensed to Great Barrington, MA and serves Southern Berkshire County, Northwestern Connecticut, and  Eastern New York.
  • Owned and operated by Vox Communications
  • WSBS provides the only local radio service located in the Southern Berkshire  Region
  • WSBS is a full service, community radio station with an AC music mix and a major commitment to local news and information, with two full-time news reporters; plus hourly reports from The Associated Press Radio Network.  WSBS  features live remote broadcasts, plus  extensive local talk shows and interviews.
  • Berkshire County is Massachusetts' western most region bordering on New York, Connecticut and Vermont. TV penetration is fractionalized due to the proliferation of  cable and satellite TV. Regional advertisers find Berkshire County radio to be a most   valuable medium.
  • Great Barrington lies in the southern part of Berkshire County. The area is a favorite retreat for "Manhattanites" who have second homes and participate in the recreational and cultural attractions which make this region world famous. Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Berkshire Theater Festival, Shakespeare and Co., Chesterwood, Norman Rockwell Museum, Canyon Ranch; plus two large ski areas make this area is a major 4- season resort and tourist attraction.
  • Since there is no daily newspaper exclusively serving this region, WSBS is the primary  source of news and information for local residents and visitors, serving over 200,000 people in the tristate Berkshire Area.
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